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Jonas Rantanen Totals All-time Record
Submitted by Staff on April 6, 2009 - 8:26am.
Finland's Jonas Rantanen (308) totalled an all-time record of 2,678 pounds (1,215kg) on Saturday at the GPC affiliate, FPO Kasino Powerlifting meet in Lahti, Finland. The total surpasses Chuck Fought's 2,670 pound record total from 2008. It is also the highest by a Finnish lifter in any weight class in powerlifting history.
Rantanen squatted 1,113 pounds (505kg), benched 771 (350kg), and added a 793 pound (360kg) deadlift. He passed on his third squat, twice missed a 793 pound (360kg) bench press, and missed his final deadlift.
Here is video of Rantanen from the meet.
Complete results (pdf).